New Delhi: Owing to the growing number of cases in the country, the Modi govt on Tuesday decided to postpone the JEE Main 2021-May 2021 session. Announcing the decision, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said, “Looking at the present situation of COVID 19 & keeping students’ safety in mind, JEE (Main) – May 2021 session has been postponed. Students are advised to keep visiting the official website of NTA for further updates.” Also Read - CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2021 BIG Update: Chances of Exams Getting Postponed Higher; Here's Why

Earlier, the April session exams had also been postponed due to COVID19. According to the reports, it was likely that the NTA would reopen the registration for the May examination. Many felt that with the present situation, JEE Main 2021 May Exam session will also get postponed and the decision has finally come. Also Read - Will CBSE Announce Decision on Class 12 Board Exams Today? Here's All You Need to Know

The May session exam was scheduled to be conducted on May 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2021.

Candidates will have to keep checking the official site for the latest updates on JEE Main exam dates and other details. The appearing candidates are also advised to use this time to prepare themselves for the examination in a better way.